Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst Honeylocust - 3L Potted Tree



Catalogue Code: 1150-1117

RHS Award of Garden Merit
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This beautiful garden tree reveals feathery leaves – fully hardy yet having a rare exotic look. Golden-yellow pinnate leaves contrast well with black bark and this gleditsia is thornless too.

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Prefers full sun
  • Prefers part shade

Pack Contents: 1x 3L Potted Tree

Height: Up To: 12m / 40ft (20 years)


  • Recognised by the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Lime green to golden yellow leaves
  • Happy in containers for smaller gardens

Enjoy a Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst in your own garden; this ornamental tree gives you fern-like lime-green pinnate leaves that mellow over the summer to yellow. Against young black bark this tree gives a great colour contrast.

Recognised by the Royal Horticultural Society this is a garden tree with kudos. Fully hardy in the UK despite its exotic look. The leaves and branches sway gently on the elegant branches.

Happy growing in damp conditions your Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst – Honeylocust tree thrives in wetter parts of the UK but is still grows away happily in dry parts of the country given good nutritious soil.

Your plant arrives as an established 3 litre container tree ready for you to put in the ground on arrival. If you need to wait a few days before planting, keep your Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst – Honeylocust tree in a shady position and give it plenty of water before planting.

Useful tip:

Plant in a 40cm (16in) diameter container to keep your Gleditisia around 2-3m (6 1/2 -10ft) in height if you want your tree to stay in proportion to a small or medium garden. If your garden is larger than 150 square metres then growing Gleditsia Sunburst Honey locust directly in a bed is a viable option.

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